Self-assessment and study tools


Details on each state's language access program, including contact persons and testing schedules

State Court Interpreter Frequently Asked Questions




If you're interested in becoming a court interpreter in the federal courts, visit the Federal Court Interpreter Certification Examination program.

Resources for court interpreters

Overview and exam details. Includes lists of exams and fees; testing schedules by state; certification requirements; and manuals.

Resource Guide for Court Interpreters

Self-assessment tools

Self-study resources

Practice Examination Kits

Two Practice Examination Kits are available for interpreters who are preparing to sit for a state court interpreter oral examination. ​NCSC does not at this time offer a practice kit for the written examination. Click here for for more information or to purchase a Practice Exam Kit.

Legal Glossaries and Dictionaries